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cyberspace better. >> host: mr. o'harrow if you look at cyberspace in the united states right now, how would you describe security overall? let's just describe maybe break-ins in the neighborhood. >> guest: in the spirit of explanatory mission we have to can't really talk about cyberspace and the united states. a computer user in washington d.c. or in wichita or san francisco is effectively working shoulder-to-shoulder with a computer worker in beijing or in moscow. there there is literally milliseconds of difference in space and time in cyberspace. so i thought i would point that out. as for the security, the reality is that it's almost remarkable how vulnerable computer systems are. cyberspace is not what most people think it is. most people now a quite cyberspace with the internet, but if they want to be clear about what cyberspace is i think it's important to note that it's the gps system on the new cars. it's the iphone and the droid. its jet fighters and jet planes. and anything anything that is driven by computers -- excuse me, by computer code and is linked to networks can be a part
better. >> hos wel if look at cyberace the united states rinow, how wouldou debe surityverall? much as we would deribe, maybe, crime or break-ins in a neighborhood? >> guest: well in the spirit of the explanatory mission we have, you can't really talk about cyberspace in the united states. a computer user in washington, d.c. or in wichita or san francisco is effectively working shoulder to shoulder with a computer user in beijing or in moscow. there's literally no seconds of difference in space and time in cyberspace. so i thought i'd point that out. as for the security, the reality is that, um, it's almost remarkable how vulnerabl comp sysms are. and cyberspace, um, is not what most people think it is. most people now equate cyberspace with the bear net. -- internet. but if they want to think about what cyberspace is, it's the gps system on the new cars, it's the iphone and the droids, it's jet fighters and jet planes. anything that is driven by computers, excuse me, by computer code and is linked to networks, um, can be a part of cyberspace. and the vulnerabilities are, um, almo s
error of judgment and judgment is what we look for in the president of the united states of america. >> you can see more from this foreign policy debate from the 2004 campaign later tonight along with other debates on the same subject from our archives. watch the 1984 debate between ronald reagan and walter monday daily and from 1988, vice president george bush and massachusetts governor michael dukakis. it's starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on espn. >> well the issue of an internet sales tax has reared up again and in fact the u.s. congress and many states are looking at this issue and that's our topic this week on "the communicators." we want to start off by talking with the chairman of the california state board of equal ligse jerome horton. mr. horton, california has recently changed how it managed or its taxation policies when it comes to the internet, hasn't it? >> yes, peter, it has. it broadened the definition of what is taxable in california to include online retailers who meet certain criteria. >> now, said you broadened. how was it before and now who is included? >> pri
cyberspace. >> if you look at cyberspace in the united states right now, how would you describe security overall? much as we would describe crime or break-ins in a neighborhood. >> in the spirit of the explanatory mission, you cannot really talk about cyberspace and the united states. a computer user in washington, d.c., or in wichita, or san francisco is effectively working shoulder to shoulder with a computer user in beijing or moscow. there is literally milliseconds of difference in space and time in cyberspace. i thought i would point that out. as for the security, the reality is is almost remarkable how vulnerable computer systems are. cyberspace is not what most people think it is. most people equate cyberspace with the internet, but if they want to think clearly about what cyberspace is, it is important note it is a gps system on new cars, it is the iphone, the droids, it is jetfighters, jet planes, anything driven by computers -- excuse me, computer code, and linked to networks can be part of cyberspace. and the vulnerabilities are almost stunningly pervasive. >> can you give an
sellers from the united states who occasionally had california purchasers, right? should a small pennsylvania business that uses ebay to reach customers suddenly have to collect, remilt, file and face audits from california because it has a handful of customers? i'm glad they said the answer to that was no. they had to be doing at least a million dollars in california before they had to start looking in the eyes of the challenging of collecting for that state. >> host: carrie griffith. >> but if you had an ebay seller who reaches that limit, then they are -- >> guest: if they are a million in california plus at least 10,000 a year that they spend with a california web site or publisher which would be the nexus to california since that california business would be in the eyes of the boe, they'd be acting as their agent. >> okay. >> guest: i'd like to just take a moment to get back to the idea of fairness, and fairness is a concept that, ultimately, is interpreted by the individual, and steve posited it as it's only fair because of the physical presence that the retailer has there.
for the interests of sellers around the united states who had california purchasers. should a small pennsylvania business have to collect e.r.a. mitt, and file, and face audits from california because it has handful of california customer? i'm glad california said the answer to that was jimmy,0. no they had to be doing at least a million doors a year in california before they had to look in the eyes of the challenges of collecting for that state. >> if you had an ebay seller who reaches that amount -- if they are a million in california, plus at least 10,000 a year that they spend with a california web site or publisher, which would be the nexus to california, since that california business would be in the eyes of the boe, acting as their agent. >> i'd like to take a moment to get back to the idea of fairness. fairness is a concept that is interpreted by the individual, and steve posited it's only fair because of the physical presence the retailer has. certainly there's fairness when you have a marketplace country where there are very few limits to -- very few barriers to commerce, that all of
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